August 2017 - Chiefs and Clans Essay Prize on Gaelic Ireland 2017

The winner of the 2017 Chiefs and Clans Essay Prize on Gaelic Ireland was announced recently by Dr Katherine Simms of Trinity College Dublin, who is Chair of the adjudication panel. The winner, Tuam librarian Ruairí Ó hAodha, will receive his prize later in the year for his essay entitled ‘“A very sufficient scholar”: Isaac Lally – Ireland’s Stuart schoolmaster’.

The annual prize is jointly sponsored by The Standing Council of Irish Chiefs and Chieftains and Clans of Ireland in association with the History Department, Trinity College Dublin.